CAIR lawsuit

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Feds Investigate Zoning Denial For Islamic School

Federal officials are looking into the denial of a zoning change that would have allowed construction of a 360-student Islamic school in Pittsfield Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Suit Filed Over Zoning Denial For Islamic School

The Michigan Islamic Academy has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Pittsfield Township, saying it violated federal law by denying a zoning change that would allow construction of a 360-student school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

Islamic Group To File Suit Over School Zoning

Opponents cited traffic and other issues if the Michigan Islamic Academy is built a school near a residential area. Members of CAIR believe that’s just an excuse to block the school from the neighborhood.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2012

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